N. E. A.

The yearly National Education Association convention—public school superintendents, classroom teachers—occurred last week in Seattle. Many speeches were along traditional lines—for high professional ideals, for helpful supervision, for vocational education, better teachers' colleges, better salaries, frank conferences with girl pupils, geography as a basis of international peace; for—as always—dignifying public education by putting a U. S. Secretary of Education in the President's Cabinet as head of a Federal Education Department (instead of the present "Bureau" under the Department of the Interior with advisory...

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